Located in Linden, New Jersey, Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home is a nondenominational funeral home with longstanding roots in the community. Situated in Union County directly across from Warinanco Park and about 15 minutes south of Newark Liberty International Airport, we are proud to serve families in and around Clark, Elizabeth, Hillside, Linden, Rahway, Roselle, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, Westfield and beyond.
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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Warm and welcoming funeral home
With a traditional, grand exterior featuring white pillars and beautifully-manicured lush grounds, Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home presents a warm and welcoming space during your time of need. From the moment you step into our 2-story building, you are met with an updated, comfortable setting featuring an abundance of natural light, muted jewel-toned color palette, beautiful hardwoods and stained-glass accents. With ample parking on 3 sides of the building, we are also entirely handicap accessible.
Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home offers a number of flexible spaces for both intimate and larger gatherings. Upon entering the foyer from the front entrance, you are met with the arrangement room to your left. With circular seating for 10, comfortable couches and chairs, a beautiful brass chandelier and flat-screen television, this area provides a private setting in which to meet with a funeral service associate to discuss all final arrangements.
Our 2 chapels are located across the hall from the arrangement room. The front chapel features double doors, traditional décor and flexible chair seating for up to 60 guests. Adjacent to the front chapel sits a small seating room that is often used as a display area for a loved one’s photos and memories or as a private space for families to gather. Our back chapel is located on the opposite side of the seating room, comfortably accommodates 100 guests and can be separated into 3 smaller spaces as needed. Both the front and back chapels include flat-screen televisions for those who wish to display personalized slideshows and videos. Due to the flexibility and flow of our chapel rooms, we can host up to 4 funerals at a time and have the ability to completely customize and configure these areas to best suit your needs.
For families and guests who wish to gather before or after the service, our open-concept lounge is located downstairs and includes round tables, plush leather couches, a counter-height charging station and small refrigerator.
Personalized memorials and celebrations of life
At Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, we understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience and are committed to providing compassionate care and professional and personal service.
Whether you wish to arrange for a traditional funeral service, Life Well Celebrated® memorialization, large gathering or more intimate service, our funeral associates will work with you one-on-one to ensure your needs, wishes and budget are met. Our complete range of options is tailored to meet all of your requests and considerations. At Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, it is our promise to provide you with the utmost care and ability to customize a celebration of life that is special, meaningful and personalized.
Serving the diverse community
Our team of experienced funeral counselors are knowledgeable and respectful of the cultural and religious traditions of the families we serve. We are well-versed in arranging funerals and memorials that follow the various customs of the diverse local community, including Haitian, Italian, Irish, Polish, Puerto Rican and Spanish families.
We have well-established relationships with 12 churches in the area and for those in need of a funeral celebrant, we can arrange this detail on your behalf. Our team also includes Spanish- and Polish-speaking associates.
Not everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, we can explain the process and your various choices. From a direct cremation without a memorial service or a witness cremation to a full funeral service before or after the cremation and more, we help you understand this increasingly common choice and handle all of the cremation arrangements.
In addition to assisting during your immediate time of need, Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home specializes in working with families to plan final arrangements in advance. We recognize that funeral arrangements and associated expenses can be overwhelming, and by preparing these details ahead of time, you provide a sense of relief and comfort to your loved ones while ensuring your wishes are met. We are here to discuss your funeral, cremation and cemetery options should you wish to do so in advance.
Thank you for considering Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home for your funeral service needs. Serving Linden and surrounding communities since 1970, it is our honor to provide the compassionate, personalized care you deserve during this difficult time. Please contact us if you require immediate assistance, wish to tour our funeral home or would like more information about our services.